What Happened on October 4, 1923

Historical Events

  • Young Stribling ostensibly beats Mike McTigue on points in Columbus, Georgia for world light-heavyweight boxing title; referee Harry Ertle later calls fight a draw, claims coerced by promoters to award fight to Stribling; McTigue retains title

Famous Birthdays

Charlton HestonCharlton Heston (1923-2008)

American actor (The Ten Commandments; Ben-Hur; Planet of Apes), born in Wilmette, Illinois,

Born in 1923
1923 Highlights

About October 4, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra